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A Visit To Haiti: Could Education Be The Answer?

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2009 | 3:40 PM

My wife Gouya and I traveled to Haiti last month with a group of supporters of the Mona Foundation, which included "The Office" actor Rainn Wilson (who plays Dwight Schrute) and his wife Holiday Reinhorn. Although I have also visited poverty-stricken villages in Africa, Haiti's poverty is coupled with...

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Will Our Economy Go Bankrupt?

(8) Comments | Posted June 8, 2009 | 10:39 PM

Look, I'm typically an optimistic guy. You could even say I'm optimistic to a fault. But unfortunately, I'm finding it very difficult to remain optimistic in the current economy.

Let me be very clear, I'm not an economist by any stretch of the imagination. I don't even have an MBA....

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Girls: Society's Primary Educators

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2009 | 3:16 PM

My wife Gouya and I just came back from a trip to Tanzania. We went there to visit a school in a town called Iringa, which is about 500 kilometers (350 miles) west of Dar Es Salam.

The school is called Ruaha Secondary School. The property borders the Little...

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GM CEO Wagoner Forced Out... Now What?

(27) Comments | Posted March 31, 2009 | 4:58 AM

Often it's hard to understand the logic behind some of these politically motivated moves.

While I don't fully disagree with the need for a shakeup of the U.S. car makers, I'm not sure if replacing the CEO of GM (who was actually making reasonable progress) with his own hand-picked...

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